Blockchain technology, while promising, can be daunting for developers. However, with Moralis Web3, the game changes. 

Moralis is designed to empower developers, making the process of building decentralized applications (dApps) a breeze. Let’s look into the world of Moralis Web3, exploring its different products and APIs that allow developers to streamline the app development process.

What is Moralis?

Moralis Web3, a development platform established in 2021, is a beacon of simplicity founded by Ivan Liljeqvist (CEO) and Martinsson (COO). It's a game-changer in the complex world of Web3, streamlining the creation of applications built on blockchain technology, specifically those associated with the Web3 movement.

This platform offers a suite of tools and resources that empower developers, enabling them to build and deploy decentralized applications (dApps) with newfound confidence and efficiency. It caters to developers building dApps on various blockchains, including Ethereum, Binance Smart Chain, Polygon, Avalanche, and Fantom, among others. 

Moralis Products

1. Moralis APIs

At the core of Moralis Web3 lies its collection of APIs. These APIs act as intermediaries, enabling smooth communication between your dApp and various blockchains. 

  • Cross-Chain Support: Moralis APIs offer cross-chain functionality. This lets you develop dApps that work on multiple blockchains without needing to write separate code for each.
  • Diverse Functionality: The API library covers a wide range of use cases: 
    1. NFT APIs: It works with non-fungible tokens (NFTs), allowing you to retrieve ownership details, track sales history, and integrate NFT functionalities into your dApp.
    2. Token APIs: You can manage fungible tokens, like cryptocurrencies, within your dApp. You can use these APIs to fetch token balances, track transactions, and enable token transfers.
    3. DeFi APIs: Moralis APIs provide tools to interact with DeFi (decentralized finance) protocols for financial transactions, allowing for innovative dApps in the DeFi space.

2. Real-Time Data Stream

With Moralis' Real-Time Data Stream, your dApp can stay up-to-date with the latest on-chain activity. This allows you to:

  • Set Custom Filters: Instead of processing all blockchain data, you can set specific filters to receive updates only for events relevant to your dApp.
  • Stream Live Data: Real-Time Data Stream provides updates as they occur, allowing your dApp to respond immediately to changes on the blockchain.
  • Backend Integration: This data stream integrates with your dApp's backend, allowing you to process and utilize the information that is received for real-time features and updates instantly. 

3. Market Insights APIs

Moralis' Market Insights APIs provide the tools you need to build informative features within your dApp. 

  • Discovery Pages: You can create user-friendly interfaces that showcase trending NFTs, tokens, or DeFi projects. These discovery pages can attract users and enhance their experience of your App.
  • Token Explorers: You can develop dashboards that allow users to explore token details, analyze historical data, and make informed investment decisions.
  • Crypto News Feeds: You can integrate live crypto news feeds directly into your dApp, keeping users updated on the latest industry developments and trends.

4. Reliable Nodes

Nodes act as the backbone of any blockchain network. They verify transactions, store data, and maintain the integrity of the system. Moralis offers users access to:

  • Fast and Stable RPC Nodes: These nodes ensure smooth communication between your dApp and the blockchain. Fast response time minimizes delays and enhances the user experience within your app.
  • Focus on Core Functionality: These nodes provide the essential functionality you need to interact with the blockchain without any unnecessary extras.

Pricing Plans

Moralis makes available multiple pricing plans depending on your requirements.

1. Starter Plan

Ideal for developers new to blockchain application development, the Starter Plan provides a solid foundation for experimentation.

  • It grants access to all supported blockchains within the Moralis ecosystem, allowing you to explore and interact with various blockchain technologies.
  • This free tier includes essential Moralis APIs, such as:
  1. Wallet API for integrating user crypto wallets
  2. NFT API for working with non-fungible tokens
  3. Token API for managing fungible tokens (cryptocurrencies)
  4. Price API for accessing real-time market data
  5. Stream API for receiving updates on relevant blockchain activity
  6. Market API for building informative features like token dashboards and crypto news feeds
  • The Starter Plan provides enough processing power to build basic dApps, with a daily allowance of 40,000 Compute Units (CUs).

2. Pro Plan

Designed for professional blockchain developers working on more complex dApps, the Pro Plan at $49/month offers everything included in the Starter Plan, along with significant upgrades.

  • This plan increases your processing power with a monthly quota of 100 million CUs.
  • You can experience faster API response times with a throughput of 1500 CU/s (Compute Units per second).
  • The Pro Plan also provides access to 5 RPC Nodes for smooth communication between your dApp and the blockchain as well as the flexibility to pay for your subscription using cryptocurrency.

3. Business Plan

The Business Plan caters to professional development teams by offering solutions that include all features of the Pro Plan plus additional services at $249/month.

  • This plan provides enhanced capacity with an expanded monthly CU quota of 350 million and a higher API throughput of 3000 CU/s for even faster performance.
  • It also offers larger API payloads to handle more extensive data exchanges and priority NFT resync to ensure faster synchronization of NFT metadata for up-to-date information within your dApp.
  • Gain access to the "Why Did It Move API" for analyzing historical NFT price movements and market trends, a valuable tool for developers working with NFTs.

4. Enterprise Plan

For businesses running high-volume dApps or with unique needs, Moralis offers a customizable Enterprise Plan. You can contact their sales team to discuss custom API limits tailored specifically to your project's requirements. This plan includes 24/7 access to dedicated support from Moralis' engineering team, continuous monitoring of your dApp's performance, and early access to new features. 


Moralis Web3 empowers developers to build decentralized applications (dApps) efficiently. You can develop dApps and simplify APIs using this platform. It offers tiered pricing plans to suit developers of all experience levels and project sizes.

By continuing to simplify development and prioritize user experience, Moralis Web3 has the potential to become a key player in the future of blockchain technology.

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